The mp3 format is a digital audio encoding format which is commonly used in the consumer market for storage and playback of digital music.

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Move or resize huge Audacity project files?

My data file directory for a 1 hour mp3 edit file is 1.5 gb. Why is this so big. I only have 12 or so gigs for my system and this wipes me out with 450mb left over. Is there a setting I can change ...
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How to add ID3 “cover art” by command line?

I need to add ID3 cover art to some MP3 files. I need a command line tool (no GUI) but it seems that neither id3 nor id3v2 tools can do it. Any hint?
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Use abcde to produce high quality flac and mp3 output with album art under Xenial?

Xenial Xerus has a nice modern version of abcde: andrew@athens:~$ abcde -v | head -n 1 This is abcde v2.7.1. I would like to use this to produce: High quality mp3 files for my portable player ...
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Why Ubuntu can't play MP3 files by default

Why Ubuntu can't play MP3 files by default? I was going to ask a bit more detailed question but I won't. It's just ridiculous.
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Ubuntu doesnt open my mp3 device folder

First of all im using the portuguese version if there is a way to translate the terminal with english it would be nice And second what should i start be doing?whats the first step to solve this ...
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Script to convert .wma to .mp3 command not found [duplicate]

I am using a script called conv-script that I found on AskUbuntu here. It looks like this #!/bin/sh readarray -t files < wma-files.txt for file in "${files[@]}"; do out=${file%.wma}.mp3 ...
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all songs at the same volume in audacious

Is there a plugin in Audacious that plays all the songs at the same volume? I think this tool is what I am looking for, but it looks like a dead project: http://mp3gain.sourceforge.net/ I mostly ...
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MP3 encoding problems caused by gstreamer1.0 lamemp3enc not working (for me) in Ubuntu Xenial 16.04

After a fresh install of 16.04, I am no longer able to convert sound files to MP3. It works neither in Rhythmbox, Sound-Juicer or Soundbridge nor can I use gat-launch-1.0 to create a pipeline manually ...
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Converting WEBM to MP3

I'm aware there are a couple of other questions here related to this, but the answers provided don't seem to work. I'm trying to convert a webm to mp3 with avconv. Here's how I tried to do it: $ ls ...
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How to set QMMP to play - not enqueue - with double click?

On Lubuntu 14.04.4 - When double-clicking on an MP3 file, I'd like it to rightaway load and play in QMMP, but instead it QMMP opens and then I have to click "play". If I right click an MP3 file and ...
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How can I use abcde to rip to mp3 and embed album art under Trusty?

The version of abcde (the audio cd commandline ripper) under Trusty does not do what I would like: Rip audio cds to mp3 Download and then embed the appropriate album art Can someone show me a ...
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How do I download AND save mp3 music files to Rhythmbox?

First of all, I'm sorry, I really have no idea what I'm doing, so please be patient with me. I'm having troubles with Rhythmbox. I would like to download some mp3 music files from a site (yes, I do ...
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My Rhythmbox not playing mp3

After installing Ubuntu Mate, Rhythmbox not importing mp3 files from music folder. and when I tried to play mp3 files, It wont play.please help.
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Mp3s missing, folders still there

Having a bit of a crisis. My NAS music library (Synology) now has only the empty folders for the music (each artist, sub folders for album, etc) but the mp3s themselves are not showing up. Only thing ...
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Converting mp3 with avconv keeping folder structure

I Have a bunch (~31GB) of mp3 files encoded at 320kbps/cbr and I want to convert them all to mp3 320kbps/vbr keeping it's tags and folder structure but in another master path. I Would like to use ...
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How to add MP3 encoder in sound Converter ubuntu 15.10, 14.10 or 14.04

I have installed sound converter from Ubuntu 15.10 repository. But it is not working for MP4 to mp3. Previous posts are not helping me to sort out this problem !!!
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Banshee: codec for playing this media type not available

For some reason Banshee does not play all of my mp3. I installed pretty much every suggested codec, but still nothing. Every time I try to play mp3 I get this: If I press install usually it says "...
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Trying to play .mp3 on Ubuntu 12.04.5LTS through VLC media player

I am trying to run .mp3 files via VLC media player and receiver the following after opening a file. Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "unity-gtk-module" Segmentation fault (core dumped) I've tried ...
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How can I make Rhythmbox display the correct time length of a concatenated .mp3 file?

I used the tool mp3wrap to concatenate multiple .mp3 files into one. When playing the resulting file in VLC, the time length is shown correctly. Rhythmbox, however, only displays the time length of ...
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Parametric command line player

I am looking for command line mp3 or ogg audio player with ability to play section of file, like: .... playfrom=145s playto=185s .... The aim is to listen just the interesting part of audiorecording. ...
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Audacity wav file to mp3

Hi i would like to convert an audacity WAV file to an Mp3 and im having trouble finding the up to date information needed in order to do this do you think you can help me out?
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How do I find a virus/malware embedded in an mp3?

I'm a basic user running Ubuntu 14.04.3 32 bit. I know I have a virus embedded in 1 mp3 I copied from my friend 2 years ago. It's no problem for this system, but it has killed 2 mp3 players & a ...
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Script: Recursively convert wma files to MP3, then remove WMA files

I'm trying to fix a script that recursively searches a directory tree for WMA files - converting them to MP3 files, and then removing the WMA files, leaving the converted MP3 files in their place. ...
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Having trouble streaming mp3 with Apache

Can someone walk me through streaming a mp3 file (or any other format of audio) when my webpage is opened? My Website root is in /var/www My index is in /var/www/index.html My mp3 is in /var/www/...
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Why are mp3 files being copied as text files to the Pen Drive?

What is the probable cause of copies of mp3 files from HD to Pen Drive being showed as text files? System: Ubuntu 15.10 $ df -h /dev/sda1 ext3 1826221144 24892076 1708555692 2% / /...
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How to use “easymp3gain-qt”?

I installed "easymp3gain-qt 0.5.0+svn135-6" from the Ubuntu Software Center and... it does nothing!!! I mean: the main program interface is opened, but... when I ask it the expected action (to ...
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How to fix broken music files? [duplicate]

I have found out that many music files in my collection have become broken. The quality of the music is fine, it is just that many of the songs end before their actual end. My music has mixed file ...
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Audio Recorder records low-pitched voice

I'm using Audio Recorder to record a Skype Voicemail. No matter which format and frequency I choose, the recorded voice is too low-pitched afterwards. Is this a known problem and is there a way to ...
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Clementine Transcodes Tracks in the Wrong Order

In my pursuit to find a music player that can organize my local music collection well, without being hideous, or have poor playlist capabilities, I've moved to using Clementine. Before I can add some ...
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Convert m4a to mp3 using Sound Converter

I'm trying to convert some m4a sounds to mp3 using Sound Convert but I get the following error: Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins to play media files of the following type: Apple Lossless ...
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Do not play mp3 by Rhythmbox [duplicate]

I have newly install edubuntu 14.04 LTS OS in my hp laptop. Now installing all the required software. But while playing mp3 files, it is informed that some plug in will be installed. But while try to ...
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Sound problems with xubuntu 15.04

This message appears when I try to play a mp3 file: Playing error : Your GStreamer installation is missing a plug-in. at /usr/bin/../share/gmusicbrowser/gmusicbrowser_gstreamer-0.10.pm line 137. I ...
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Conversion of m4a file names

Hi everyone hoping I can find an answer to my music related question. I switched from PC to Ubuntu and had run iTunes in the past. I have a lot of music that I have the CDs for but I loaded them ...
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How to make a playlist from a directory of mp3 files?

How do you make a universal playlist from a directory of mp3 files? This question came up as my wife is a musician (violinist) and she has a gig, and the DJ at the event will be playing her ...
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I can't connect my mp3 player to my computer

I tried finding solutions to the problem but so far none of them have been beneficial to me , I need a solution asap so I can put music on my device before i leave in an hour or 2
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Is wine a needed or not

I'm pretty new to ubuntu and just trying to get my MP3 player (AGPtek) to work on Ubuntu 12.04. THe drag and drop method doesn't work and it will say they are 'read only' (not sure how i go about ...
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Mp3 tags from file names?

When I rip audiobook CD's to MP3's, the tracks get mixed up. Disks are not always properly tagged - I believe to discourage automated ripping and illegal copying. It appears MP3Tag will do the job, ...
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Joining MP3's via commandline with background track

I'm already taking advatage of two command line utilities. I'm using ffmpeg to convert m4a to mp3, and then I'm combining a few mp3's into one large one using mp3wrap. The resulting file is something ...
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Which command should I use to open an MP3 file?

Which command should I use to open an MP3 file? For example, "abcd.mp3" hamza@ubuntu:/media/hamza/Elements/mmc$ cd abcd.mp3 bash: cd: abcd.mp3: Not a directory
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How can i play mp3 files in Ubuntu 14.04 lts without internet? [duplicate]

I can't play mp3 files in Ubuntu. So give me the best answer for this question
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How to stop Album Art files from showing in a folder with songs?

How can I stop showing me those selected file from songs folder?
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How to download youtube videos as a best quality audio mp3 using youtube-dl

I want to download YouTube videos as mp3 files in its best quality. The below code helps to download youtube videos as m4a but not us mp3 youtube-dl -f bestaudio --audio-quality 0 --audio-format mp3 ...
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Why does lame reduce mp3 size when scaled?

I wanted to increase the volume of an .mp3 file. This is what I did: lame --scale 4 src.mp3 dest.mp3 src.mp3 was 12.5MB whereas dest.mp3 is 4MB. The audio is much louder, but I'm worried if it ...
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Unable to play last tracks of mp3 cd

for some reason I am not able to play the last tracks of some mp3 cds (of a audiobook I purchased). I am able to play the first tracks of the CD. Therefore it couldn't be a problem with missing codecs....
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Download youtube playlist to ogg

how can I download a playlist to ogg? youtube-dl --extract-audio --audio-format mp3 <url to playlist> I'm trying: youtube-dl --extract-audio --audio-format ogg <url to playlist> ...
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Convert many music files to mp3

Is it possible to convert many music files(directory and sub-directories) to mp3? There are more then a thousand songs there I would like to convert, but I would also like to keep folder structure. If ...
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Convet entire playlist from m4a to mp3

I have a ton of music on my computer, but unfortunately its in m4a but steam only takes mp3 is there a program or a termianl command that will convert an entire folder. thanks in advanced :)
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Rhythmbox Not Playing/Importing MP3 Files After Installing ubuntu-restricted-extras

Running Ubuntu GNOME and just upgraded to 15.04. I'm having trouble importing .mp3 files into Rhythmbox. Whenever I try and select my ~/Music/ folder that has the .mp3 files, I can just see the files ...
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Rhythmbox doesn't add/import MP3s from ~/Music on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, all my music is located in /home/user/Music/, e.g. /home/user/Music/Back to The Future. I run Rhythmbox and try to import all MP3s to the player, but nothing ...